Hitachi demos SK-HD1000 camera and HV-HD30 camera AT InfoComm 08

Hitachi Kokusai Electric
America, Ltd. will be on hand at InfoComm 2008 (Booth #C914) to show two
high-performance HDTV cameras—from Hitachi’s
broad portfolio of products—that serve a wide range of professional A/V
applications. InfoComm is being held from June 14-18, 2008 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
The first is the Hitachi
SK-HD1000 HDTV studio and field production camera which has been significantly
upgraded in features and performance since its introduction last year. The
SK-HD1000 offers an impressive 60dB HDTV signal-to-noise ratio at F10.0 and
1100 horizontal TV lines of resolution in a unique two-piece camera platform
for maximum configuration flexibility.
The SK-HD1000 is based
upon next-generation, high dynamic range RGB 2/3-inch progressive CCDs each
with 2.2 million pixels, 14-bit A to D converters, and Hitachi’s new digital circuits enabling
exceptional depth of modulation, tonal reproduction and highlight handling
characteristics. Also, the new Camera Control Unit (CCU) model CU-HD1000
offers exceptional flexibility by providing users with a choice of fiber or
digital triax/coax transmission but also an optional cross-converter to make
720p out of 1080i with embedded professional quality digital audio in the
HD-SDI outputs.
Also on display will be
the HV-HD30 HDTV color camera featuring advancements in digital signal
processing and CMOS imaging sensors for exceptional picture quality and
electronic stability at an attractive price point. The HV-HD30 employs three
HDTV, 1/3-inch format, 1.3-megapixel CMOS sensors, and provides both 1080i and
720p HDTV digital signals that are SMPTE292M-compliant up to 1.5 Gbps.
The HV-HD30 can serve as a low-cost HDTV studio sub-camera, as well as
high-resolution camera for teleconferencing, point-of-view, observation and
monitoring, medical applications, and industrial imaging, such as factory
automation. An extremely lightweight and compact camera, the HV-HD30 can also
be configured for remote control operation.
Both the Hitachi SK-HD1000 and the HV-HD30 are
available now. InfoComm 08 visitors should visit Hitachi’s booth #C914 for further technical
information and demonstrations of the products.

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